Paris 1907: the observer vs the administrator

Toby Peres, Jose Gomez Mena, Edmund Robertson, Isobel Falconer, John O'Connor

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Abstract

RAS funding for a biographical database of scientists has thrown up a story of confusion and fake news surrounding the Paris Observatory's search for a new director in 1907. Toby Peres, Jose Gomez Mena, Edmund Robertson, Isobel Falconer and John O'Connor report.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1.40-1.42
JournalAstronomy & Geophysics
Volume60
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2019

Keywords

  • Astronomy
  • History of mathematics
  • History of astronomy
  • Paris Observatory
  • Bigourdan
  • Baillaud

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